L Illustration Noel 1931, ill Boldini a by janwillemsen Giovanni Boldini (31 December 1842 – 11 July 1931) was an Italian genre and portrait painter who lived and worked in Paris for most of his career. According to a 1933 article in Time magazine, he was known as the “Master of Swish” because of his flowing style of painting.
L Illustration Noel 1931, ill Boldini b by janwillemsen Giovanni Boldini (31 December 1842 – 11 July 1931) was an Italian genre and portrait painter who lived and worked in Paris for most of his career. According to a 1933 article in Time magazine, he was known as the “Master of Swish” because of his flowing style of painting.
Two dozen of Neel’s portraits, at David Zwirner, concentrates on her relationships with fellow Harlemites, most of them black, Latin American or Asian.
Maria Moreno de Castro, modeler at Helmholtz-Zentrum Geesthacht (HZG), became a scientist because she likes to solve mysteries. Just like a detective, she tries to track uncertainties in scientific findings. “Our daily life is full of uncertainties. In science it’s the same: There are many outcomes, any solutions, many responses that we are not certain and we […]
The most difficult question I often ask myself is, “Do I convert this image to black and white or leave it in color?” This question is particularly difficult with people, because black and white portraits look really good. My go to rule...Show More Summary
Photographer Angélica Dass captures some of humanity’s truest colors through her portrait project Humanae, a catalogue of human skin color displayed as a simple, captivating collage of Pantone portraits that reflects the deepest shades of brown and black, to the lighter tones of white, pink and everything in between. For Dass, Humanae is more than [ … ]
The various bodies moving through “Kiki,” an energetic and enveloping documentary about New York City’s LGBT ballroom scene, are capable of astonishing, even superhuman physical feats. They dance and gyrate on underground subway platforms, down half-empty streets, and on the grass at Christopher...
Cornard Wood, near Sudbury, Suffolk Thomas Gainsborough There is a mildly goofy self portrait that Gainesborough did in 1754 that amuses the hell out of me. His portraits are, for the most part, marvelous and serious, but this one.....
"We must work passionately and unrelentingly for the goal of freedom," Martin Luther King Jr. told the crowd
Group portrait of the original officers and men of the 11th Battalion, 3rd Brigade AIF (Australian Infantry Division). The group of over 685 soldiers are spread over the side of the Great Pyramid of Khufu (Cheops) near Mena camp (taken January 10, 1915) (Image: Australian War Memorial). Show More Summary
Steven Levenson’s comedy-drama explores multiple and contradictory dimensions of self-perception through its portrait of a family, the Fischers.
Mary Ryan Gallery presents Portraits, Celestial Bodies and Fairy Tales, a solo exhibition of Kiki Smith?s prints from 1990 through now. Often known first as a sculptor whose transgressive early works confronted mortality and bodily decay, Smith is an innovative printmaker whose more recent work on paper explores nature, portraiture, and fairy tales. Show More Summary
Ever want a portrait of yourself looking like Andrew W.K. on the cover of I Get Wet? Now’s your chance. W.K. has announced his first smartphone app, the Party Hard Bloody Nose app, and it allows users to add a bloody nose to any photo, whether just taken or uploaded from a library. Show More Summary
MISS DOROTHY QUINCY ROOSEVELT by the lost gallery Via Flickr: John White Alexander, The portrait of Dorothy Roosevelt, 1901-1902 John White Alexander (7 October 1856 – 31 May 1915) was an American portrait, figure, and decorative painter and illustrator. Alexander was born in Allegheny, Pennsylvania, now a part of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
The exhibition at David Zwirner gallery features five decades' worth of Neel's paintings and drawings of people of color. The post Hilton Als Curates Alice Neel’s Portraits of Life in Upper Manhattan appeared first on Hyperallergic.
(Reuters) - The Vietnamese woman suspected of helping to kill the North Korean leader's half-brother was a keen singer whose Facebook pages featured pouting portraits and pictures of parties.
Christelle de Castro’s dynamic portraits put a security officer, a style advisor, and a footwear designer in the spotlight.
References to artists and writers that were once prolific members of public life but later chose to vanish from public view are planted throughout Claire Tabouret's show. The post Portraits of Artists and Writers Who Vanished From Public View appeared first on Hyperallergic.
I am often asked how I manage to photograph a celebrity in a few minutes or what is the best way to shoot a good portrait. Here is my list of hints for shooting better portraits. Every year, I teach a few portraiture workshops. Photography...Show More Summary
I can’t tell you how many times I get comments like “Wow this is so cool; it almost looks like a painting!” Not that I’m complaining about that whatsoever; I take it as a compliment. It’s one of my goals when creating a work of art – to make something that isn’t quite a photo, […] The post How to get the “illustrative” look in your portraits appeared first on DIY Photography.